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10-16-2015, 11:54 AM   #1
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Reverse reverse engineering?

Today there is another announcement of another probably great Sigma art lens that isn't available in K-Mount, but that is of course available in SA mount. I have a recollection of the SA mount being historically based on the K-mount. Is it possible that someone with the requisite skills could "jailbreak" or modify the mount on Pentax cams to accept SA mount lenses?

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SA mount is shorter than the Pentax K mount 44mm vs. 45+mm
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Assuming there is enough demand once the full frame is released, I'm sure Sigma will launch some of their existing lenses for Pentax.

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